How to Calibrate the Pressure Gauge of Bottle Burst Tester Digital?

How to Calibrate the Pressure Gauge of Bottle Burst Tester Digital

Bursting of bottles is a major concern for most PET bottle manufacturers. With this problem, most PET bottle manufacturers will face rejections and loss of reputation among their customers. Therefore, we at Presto Testing Instruments have the best solution for your problem. Our bottle burst tester digital model is one of the effective testing instruments that will help you to test the strength of PET bottles.

This strong and rugged product offered by Presto will not only help you to deliver quality products to your customers but also reduce your rejection rate and improve your product quality. Here in this article, we are going to provide you with brief information about how you can easily calibrate the pressure gauge of the bottle burst tester. But, first, we will discuss the essential information about how you can easily calibrate the pressure gauge of the bottle burst tester.

What is a bottle burst tester and for what purpose it can be used?

Bursting of bottles is majorly seen in the case of carbonated drinks or beverages. Thus, if you are a quality engineer or the owner of the PET bottle industry, then testing the bottle pressure is your utmost responsibility in order to deliver strong and reliable products to your customers. This bottle testing instrument will let you decide whether your PET bottle will be best suited for your product delivery or not.

This reliable testing instrument plays a major role in testing the thickness of the walls of PET bottles and helps you determine whether the walls are able to resist the burst or not. Other factors like bottle expansion volume will also be calculated with this advanced testing machine. This testing instrument helps to ensure the best quality PET bottles are delivered.

The bottle burst test will easily be commenced by placing the test specimen firmly on the opening of the testing instrument. It comes with a maximum time limit that can set the timer in 999 seconds with an auto-cutoff facility provided with the machines.

This digital model of bottle burst tester is a highly precise and accurate instrument that will be used for automatic pneumatics while exerting the air pressure on the bottles. It also comes with an auto pressure hold facility provided with the machine which helps in holding the pressure for a specific time.

Features of bottle burst tester

  • Digital display for accurate test results
  • Highly accurate test results under pneumatic pressure control
  • Strong clamping mechanism for performing tests
  • No slippage in case specimen is tightened uniformly using clamping and lever arm
  • Digital Preset timer
  • Timer changeable to Hrs:min: sec
  • Auto Pressure holds facility for maintaining pressure
  • Easy to access self-calibration facility
  • Display for input pressure
  • Applicable for Different sized PET bottles
  • Alarm buzz on test completion
  • Standard: ASTM C147-86(2015)

Technical Specifications of bottle burst tester

  • Pressure range: Up to 260 psi
  • Pressure Display: LED Digital
  • Accuracy: ± 2% at full range (with master gauge)
  • Power: 220V, Single phase, 50 Hz
  • Input Pressure: 290 psi
  • Minimum diameter of Bottle Neck: 21 mm
  • Maximum Diameter of Bottle Neck: 24.6 mm
  • Maximum Bottle Diameter: 150 mm
  • Timer: 4 digit digital; up to 9999 sec
  • Test Start/Stop: Yes (Push Button)
  • Test Performed: Bottle Burst Strength

These are the features and technical specifications of the Presto bottle tester. Now, let us discuss the calibration procedure of the pressure gauge of the bottle burst tester.

Calibration procedure of pressure gauge of bottle burst tester

Calibration is a concern for the quality head. Thus, we at Presto will help you to choose the right set of testing instruments with calibration and the AMC facility available.

Here we have listed some easy-to-follow steps that will help you to calibrate the pressure gauge.

  • Remove Pressure airline from the holder and connect it with the calibrated pressure gauge.
  • Set line pressure to 10 Kg/cm2 and start the test.
  • Now match the reading in calibrated gauge and digital pressure gauge of the machine.
  • If the value of the Digital Pressure gauge and the calibrated gauge does not match, check for any leakage in the pipeline or replace the digital pressure gauge, if required.

In this way, you can easily calibrate the pressure gauge of the bottle burst tester. You can also get information about Filling Line Testing Instruments. If you need any help regarding the use of this lab testing equipment, give us a call at +91 9210903903 or email us at Our technical team will get in touch with you regarding your queries.

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